What do wealthy private-equity executives, hedge fund dealers, entrepreneurs and celebrities have in common aside from a very healthy bank balance? Butlers off course. I met with an old friend the other day. Single, successful and extremely hard working. She said puts in the hours she does, because one day she wants to have her… Continue reading BUTLER SERVICE INTRODUCED FOR HIGH FLYING GUESTS AT KLOOFZICHT LODGE & SPA
Have you ever wondered who and what is behind the inspiration of the food we eat? A week or so ago I had the pleasure of seeing Chris Tustian, Executive Chef at Kloofzicht Lodge in action. I observed him smiling, laughing and talking about food to a potential bride and groom at their pre-wedding Dinner.… Continue reading LET’S CELEBRATE CHEFS TODAY AND EVERY DAY
I started planning for a Bucket List Birthday for Rob-Roy to take place at the end of June over his birthday weekend. We spent a relaxing evening at the beautiful Kloofzicht Lodge & Spa. The next morning we rose before the birds and headed off to experience a hot air balloon flight with AirVentures Hot… Continue reading MAKE YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE AS YOU GO UP, UP AND AWAY…
We are now well into winter – it is once again time to pack your rods and wellies and get ready for the 7th Annual Kloofzicht Lodge & Spa Winter Fly fishing Competition with the beautiful Swartkops Mountain as a backdrop. Fly fishing at Kloofzicht Lodge takes place under the expert guidance of Wayne Sinclair,… Continue reading CALLING ALL ANGLERS – FLY FISHING COMPETITION AT KLOOFZICHT LODGE
Ahhhhh, love….what would we be without it? All around Guvon Hotels & Spas we are putting our reddest foot forward - that can only mean one thing: Valentine’s Day is coming to town! How will you choose to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year? While we all know that love should be celebrated 365 days a year,… Continue reading LOVE MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND
Pack your rods and wellies and get ready for the 6th Annual Kloofzicht Lodge & Spa Winter Flyfishing Competition with the beautiful Swartkops Mountain as a backdrop. Fly fishing at Kloofzicht Lodge takes place under the expert guidance of Wayne Sinclair, the founding member of Sundown Adventures who has over 25 years of sport and… Continue reading FLYFISHING COMPETITION AT KLOOFZICHT LODGE. 23 JULY 2017
Guvon Hotels proudly joined the Knitwits of 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela movement three years ago. Since then our enthusiasm has grown for this heartwarming project and blanket contributions tripled, with the last donation this month totaling a whopping 183 blankets. In December 2013, Zelda la Grange, late former President Nelson Mandela's trusted assistant, presented Carolyn Steyn,… Continue reading “KNITTING BROKEN LIVES TOGETHER” WITH 67 BLANKETS FOR NELSON MANDELA AND GUVON HOTELS
"Three-fourths of the Earth's surface is water, and one-fourth is land. It is quite clear that the good Lord intended us to spend triple the amount of time fishing as taking care of the lawn." ~ Chuck Clark On 1 March the Kloofzicht Lodge flyfishing High season commences and we invite all levels of flyfishers… Continue reading TROUT FLYFISHING SEASON NOW OPEN AT KLOOFZICHT LODGE, MULDERSDRIFT
Groupon may have left the country, but I have definitely become a voucher kind of girl. While Groupon made friends with bargain-seeking clients (who mostly stuck around for the one promotion) and made enemies of suppliers who were hung out to dry after massive discounts, there is another voucher scheme going. The old-school honest kind where… Continue reading I AM A VOUCHER KIND OF GIRL. ESPECIALLY FOR VALENTINES.
In an age of less is more, I am still astounded by the number of friends who rent storage for the one-half of their possessions that don't fit into their house. I bow deeply to the Millennials who have a pack-up-and-go lifestyle, and I get really grumpy at old school corporates who do not understand… Continue reading HOW TO BE THE BEST FATHER XMAS EVER.